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Top 100 Health-Care Careers Third Edition

Your Complete Guidebook to Training and Jobs in Allied Health, Nursing, Medicine, and More

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Top 100 Health-Care Careers Third Edition
ISBN: 978-1-59357-809-1

Regular Price: $30.95

Special Price: $12.95

Pages: 464

Edition: Third

Copyright: 2011 JIST Works

Size: 8.5 x 11

Dr. Saul Wischnitzer and Edith Wischnitzer


Projected to generate 3.2 million new jobs through 2018, health care is one of the few industries flourishing in today's economy. In addition, health-care careers often pay well, provide job security, and can be obtained through many training and education pathways.

Top 100 Health-Care Careers helps people explore this booming industry and pinpoint the best occupations for them. It provides a detailed overview of 100 health-care jobs and includes information about educational requirements, earnings, advancement, certification, and outlook. This extensive reference also features a directory of thousands of training and education programs; guidance on common admissions tests; information on financial aid; job search tips; and sample resumes and cover letters. There's even a self-assessment that connects readers to health-care careers that coordinate with their interests and abilities.

This edition includes updated statistics, an expanded list of schools offering health-care programs, new careers, and substantial advice to help applicants gain admission to the school of their choice.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Choosing and Planning a Health-Care Career
Chapter 1: The Health-Care Field: Where the Jobs Are
Chapter 2: Choosing the Best Health-Care Career for You
Chapter 3: Planning Your Education

Part 2: Health Professionalism
Chapter 4: The Health-Care Professional
Chapter 5: Understanding the Patient
Chapter 6: The Professional-Patient Relationship

Part 3: The Job Search
Chapter 7: Preparing for Your Job Search
Chapter 8: Finding a Job

Part 4: Health-Care Career Descriptions and Education Programs
Chapter 9: Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
Chapter 10: Associated Health-Care Careers
Chapter 11: Adjunctive Health-Care Careers: Technologists, Technicians, Assistants, and Aides
Chapter 12: Rehabilitation Careers
Chapter 13: Administrative Health-Care Careers
Chapter 14: Affiliated Health-Care Careers

Author Bio

Dr. Saul Wischnitzer has taught biology and human anatomy at a variety of universities, including New York Medical College, Hadassah Medical School in Israel, New York Institute of Technology, and Long Island University. He has served as prehealth admissions adviser at Yeshivah University and as director for Health Career Consultants.

Edith Wischnitzer has assisted the senior author in his scholarly activities for numerous years. She contributed significantly to the book's research, accuracy, and organization.

For interview requests or questions about these authors, contact Selena Dehne at sdehne@jist.com or (651) 215-7548.

"Well-organized, easy to read, and thoroughly covers the topic. There is a wealth of concise information including websites for further exploration for readers."
—Barbara Krochmalny, Resource Room Coordinator, Henry County Job Center